Marlborough, New Zealand | Best Wine Destinations 2017
The world’s Sauvignon Blanc capital has much more to offer than its signature wine.
By Joe Czerwinski
New Zealand’s Marlborough wine region is the country’s vinous powerhouse, responsible for approximately 75 percent of all production. But until recently, it has lagged behind other parts of the country in amenities available to international visitors. Blenheim, the main town, reflects its agricultural roots, dotted with tractor supply and hardware stores. Small lunch counters that feature different Asian cuisines or meat pies are sprinkled throughout downtown.
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In his role, Czerwinski manages all aspects of digital and print production for Wine Enthusiast Magazine as well as helping drive the creative direction of the dynamic online and print publications. Czerwinski has been a wine journalist, editor and taster for over a decade and is a regular wine panelist, speaker and educator for events and organizations worldwide. Czerwinski was previously Senior Editor and Tasting Director for Wine Enthusiast Media. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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